My name is Nitin Raturi and I recently got a top-rated badge on Upwork. Here is my profile https://www.upwork.com/fl/nitinraturi.

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Criteria for getting top rated in Upwork

  • A current¬†Job Success Score¬†of 90% or higher.
  • Should wait at least 90 days after getting your first project.
  • Maintained¬†Rising Talent¬†status or a Job Success Score of at least 90% for at least 13 of the last 16 weeks.
  • A¬†100% complete¬†profile¬† (90% for those who brought their profiles over from Elance).
  • Has earned at least $1,000 in the last 12 months.
  • Up-to-date¬†availability¬†(if unavailable now,¬†set a date estimate).
  • An account in good standing with no¬†recent account holds.
  • Activity on the platform (proposal, accepted invitation, or earnings) in the past 90 days.

Benefits of getting top rated on Upwork

  • Reduced fees¬†(starting at 10%) on¬†Featured Jobs
  • More control¬†over your Job Success Score
  • Invitations to submit proposals to jobs assisted by¬†Talent Specialists¬†
  • Our¬†Job Digest¬†email to make it easier for you to find jobs that are a great match
  • Faster payments¬†on hourly contracts
  • Premium customer support, including phone and chat

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